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Spontaneous coronary artery dissection associated with Leriche syndrome

C Y Karabay, M M Can, I H Tanboga, S M Aung, A Kalayci, C Gecmen, C Kirma
Cardiovascular Journal of Africa 2012, 23 (3): e3-5
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Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is a rare cause of acute coronary syndrome. SCAD has been observed in three groups of patients; those with coronary atherosclerosis, women in the peripartum period, and those with an idiopathic cause. SCAD may also be associated with other conditions. Herein, we present a 44-year-old man who developed SCAD concomitant with Leriche syndrome.

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